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Maintenance Mechanic (2nd Shift)

Maintenance Mechanic (2nd Shift)

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time

Title: Maintenance Mechanic (2nd Shift)

Division: Finance and Administration

Department: Facility Operations and Planning

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: Grade 6: $14.06/hour

EEO Job Group: 6 E7

Position Summary

The University of Southern Indiana is accepting applications for Maintenance Mechanic (2nd Shift).

Perform skilled maintenance tasks in support of structural systems, and equipment maintenance, renovations and rehabilitations, and instructional programs in a multi building University complex. Also perform skilled labor involving general maintenance skills including rough and finish carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, and/or mechanical work. Work is inspected for satisfactory compliance with instructions, although normal repairs and work assignments are made without supervision or close review.


  • Tend to the preventive and general needs for maintenance of the University's structures, equipment, furnishings, and systems and for various assignments for repair and rehabilitation projects.
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, work orders, or oral instructions to construct and repair University assets.
  • Plan and execute basic building maintenance and renovation projects, determine tasks, making layouts, and estimating materials and labor costs.
  • Assemble furniture, seats, and other equipment.
  • Set up furniture and equipment for special and academic events.
  • Perform carpentry tasks related to maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and construction projects for buildings, equipment, furniture, and systems. 
  • Perform plumbing tasks related to maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and construction projects for buildings, equipment, and systems.

  • Repair and/or install windows, doors, partitions, coiling components, floor tiles, cove base, stair treads, wall coverings, and roofs, carpet squares, handrails, and shelves.

  • Perform hand and bench work in the various maintenance shops. Operate various hand tools, carpentry equipment and tools, electrical tools, meters, plumbing tools and equipment, and other equipment as required.

  • Perform painting, refinishing, and associated work to buildings, furniture, and fixtures. 
  • Perform electrical tasks related to maintenance, repairs, rehabilitation, and construction projects for buildings, equipment, and systems.

  • Assist in maintaining building supplies, tools, equipment, and spare parts. 
  • Perform snow removal and paving work as required. 
  • Accurately cut and replace ceiling tiles to maintain the University’s Fire Code obligations and visual acuteness. 
  • Relocate, install, dismantle, and remove furniture, equipment, and office cubicles from offices and/or buildings as needed.

  • Install dry erase boards, cork boards, chalk boards, and miscellaneous art work as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Required vocational training and/or experience in trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, and/or heating and air conditioning, knowledge of its practices, procedures, materials and tools, skills in a variety of trades, and an ability to plan and layout job assignments.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Knowledge of microcomputers, word processing, spreadsheet, and electronic mail software required.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

Four years’ experience in journey level of a trade named preferred.

About USI

The University of Southern Indiana is a public higher education institution located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, IN. We offer employees exceptional benefits! Benefits for this position include:

  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan where the University makes the total contribution equivalent to 7% of annual salary.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for employees/75% for spouses and dependent children.
  • Accrue up to 10 paid vacation days per fiscal year – accrual increases after 4, 7, and 11 years of service

For more information about the benefits that USI offers, please visit

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI will not sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.